Children find comfort in routine and familiarity,, so a new school can be very stressful and cause anxiety. Add up, starting a new school can affect a child’s academic performance, social development, and mental state!
As parents, it’s our job to help ease the transition as much as possible. There are things we can do before and during our children’s switch to a new school to speed up the process and help them adapt to their new school quickly, feel comfortable, and to get used to their new environment..
Following our own personal experience, here are some tips I have gathered (with respect to lots of articles I have read), to make the transition to a new school less scary for our little ones.